Complete Toyota Cami lineup, specs, economy, dimensions

1999 Toyota Cami (J1) - Technical Specs, Fuel economy, Dimensions1999 - 2006 Toyota Cami SUVCami (J1)4 Trims 90 to 140 Hp

The Toyota Cami is a mini sport utility vehicle (SUV) manufactured and marketed by the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota from 1999 to 2006.

History of the Toyota Cami

The Toyota Cami revolutionized the mini SUV market from 1999 to 2006, offering a reliable and stylish vehicle for drivers on the go. It was designed to appeal to a younger and more adventurous market, with a compact, sporty design and a variety of fun features. Despite its popularity, the Cami was eventually discontinued, but it remains a beloved and iconic model for Toyota fans in Japan.


When Toyota launched the vehicle in Japan in 1999, the carmaker retailed the Toyota Cami with a starting MSRP of $9,908 ($17,651 in 2023) rising to $14,350 ($25,564 in 2023).

Specs and Performance of the Toyota Cami


  • 1.3i 16V P (90 Hp) 4WD Automatic
  • 1.3i 16V P (90 Hp) 4WD
  • 1.3 i 16V Turbo (140 Hp) 4WD
  • 1.3 i 16V P (90 Hp) 2WD Automatic

The Toyota Cami's 1.3L engine delivers 140 hp (104 kW) at 6,400 rpm and 131 lb-ft (177 Nm) of torque at 3,200 rpm. Toyota marketed the Cami as an all-wheel-drive (AWD) vehicle, and it was available with a 4-speed automatic transmission. Dimension-wise, the Toyota Cami measures 3,785 mm (149.0 in) long, 1,555 mm (61.2 in) wide, and 1,695 mm (66.7 in) high. Its wheelbase measures 2,420 mm (95.2 in) and has a curb weight of 2,292 lbs (1,040 kg).

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The Toyota Cami was a compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) produced and sold by the esteemed Japanese automaker, Toyota, from 1999 to 2006.